Rio Grande School's mission is to challenge each child's intellect, to inspire each child's imagination, and to nurture each child's desire to learn.
Rio Grande School's families come from all over the nation as well as New Mexico.
We welcome interested families to contact the school for a tour.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 184 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Rio Grande School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Rio Grande School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rachel Gantt

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • Rio Grande School's mission is to challenge each child's intellect, to inspire each child's imagination, and to nurture each child's desire to learn. Rio Grande School's families come from all over the nation as well as New Mexico. We welcome interested families to contact the school for a tour.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 184 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Santa Fe, NM is $14,726 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Fe, NM is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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